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Table 3 Anatomic Involvement and pathological findings on biopsy.

From: Idiopathic sclerosing mesenteritis in paediatrics: Report of a successfully treated case and a review of literature

Pt. no Anatomic area of involvement Pathology
1 Mesentery (AC and TC) FB with LI
2 Mesentery (SB, largely at root) Fat necrosis(early phase )→Extensive FB (later )
3 Mesentery (TI), plaques on UT, OV, PP. FB with absent residual fat
4 T M in mesentery (TI, IC and Ap ) FB with LI and PI.
5 Mesentery (I, AC, TC, UT) FB with LI and PI.
6 Mesentery (AC). FB with EI.
7 TM (MG adherent to the Splenic artery) Panniculitis and severe fibrinoid necrosis.
8 Mesentery (GC and TC ) Severe inflammatory changes minimal FB.
9 TM ( right colon and H (No obstruction )) FB
10 Hemoperitoneum, TM (SI and TC ) FB with LI and foamy macrophages.
11 TM (Whole colon and MC (except RS) with perforation, normal SI. FB with necrosis and LI.
12 Mesentery (IC) Increased adipose tissue with FB with necrosis and LI.
13 TM FB with inflammatory infiltration.
14 Mesentery (TC ) FB with inflammatory infiltration
15 Greater omentum (TC) FB with LI and PI.
16 Mesentery (S) FB with LI and F.
17 Extensive intraperitoneal adhesions, jejunal band with evidence of proximal obstruction Fibro fatty changes with extensive LI and PL
  1. AC; Ascending colon , TC; Transverse colon , FB; Fibrosis , LI; Lymphocytes infiltration , SB; Small bowel , I/TI; Ileum/Terminal Ileum, Ut; Uterus, Ov; Oviducts, TM; Tumour mass, PP; Parietal peritoneum, MG; Mesogastrium, BL; Broad ligaments, RS; Rectosigmoid colon, TM; Transverse mesocolon, S; Splenic flexure, IC; Ileocecum, GC; Gastrocolic omentum, H; Hepatic flexure EI; Eosinophils infiltration, PL; Plasma cells, F; Fibroblasts